Too Many Meds! How Deprescribing Gave Me My Mom Back
Are you worried about the medications older family members are taking? Come hear about the important role caregivers can play. Susan Conklin will share her mom’s story. She will also speak to us about what she has learned about self-advocacy and medication use as a result of her experience.
Camille Gagnon, a clinical pharmacist and Assistant Director of the Canadian Deprescribing Network, will join in for a discussion about caregiving and medications. Find out why Susan and Camille are calling for change, and encouraging seniors and their caregivers to engage in learning about polypharmacy, reviewing medications and deprescribing. Your questions and participation are welcome!
When? Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Eastern Time
CaDeN champions are community leaders working to empower older adults with tools and information for safely managing their medications. These “movers and shakers” are members and directors of organizations that serve, advocate for and represent seniors in Canada. Their outreach efforts are sparking questions like, “Do I still need this medication?”. CaDeN is immensely grateful for the amazing work they do!